Tyrannosaurus – level 3

28/04/2011 23:19

Tyrannosaurus was a large predator that lived 65 million years ago. It was 12 metres long and had a weight of 6 tons. The teeth of the Tyrannosaurus were about 16 cm long. It was a hunter but also ate dead animals killed by other predators. The first Tyrannosaurus skeletons were found in 1902 on the North American continent. This is the text for the video:

The mother is caught completely by surprise.

The Ankylosaurus has a very little brain inside its reinforced skull.

(reinforced = strong)

So when faced with danger, it reacts automatically and aggressively.

Normally Tyrannosaurus would retreat but she will not abandon her young.

(retreat = go back, abandon = leave)

The blow has cracked the mother’s femur and ruptured her internal organs. She limps away in agony.

(blow = hit, cracked = broke, ruptured = broke, limps = goes slowly)

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